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Chapter 251

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  251.170.  Department official state planning agency — powers and duties. — 1.  The office of administration is hereby designated as the official state planning agency for the purpose of providing planning assistance to counties, municipalities, metropolitan planning areas, and regional planning commissions herein created when requested by such local governmental unit or planning commission to do so, and for such purposes is authorized to:

  (1)  Contract with public agencies or private persons or organizations for any purposes of sections 251.010 to 251.440;

  (2)  Delegate any of its functions to any other state agency authorized to perform such functions, except that responsibility for such functions shall remain solely with the state office;

  (3)  Require or receive reimbursement from any political subdivision or subdivisions or regional planning commissions for the actual cost of planning assistance or planning work, when such assistance or planning has been requested by the political subdivision or commission; except that, no reimbursement shall be required or received for such costs to the extent that such costs are covered by federal grants.

  2.  From all regional planning commissions to which it provides planning assistance pursuant to this section, the office of administration shall gather information to identify expenditures of such commissions which are or would be eligible to be used to generate matching funds under block grant programs, including but not limited to community development block grant programs.  The office of administration shall report any such expenditures which are so eligible to the department of economic development within thirty days of determining that such expenditures are so eligible.  The department of economic development shall provide the office of administration with information deemed necessary by the commissioner of administration to implement the provisions of this subsection.  For any fiscal year in which a regional planning commission which receives planning assistance from the office of administration does not provide the office of administration with information necessary to implement the provisions of this subsection, the office of administration shall not distribute general revenue funds to that regional planning commission in the following fiscal year.  Any regional planning authority shall have thirty days to cure any alleged defect prior to the withholding of any funds.


(L. 1965 2d Ex. Sess. p. 908 § 4, A.L. 1967 p. 361 § 4, A.L. 1986 S.B. 426)

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